Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Positive Psychology, Wellbeing for Health Care Professionals

The 7 Limbs of Wellness

Over the past week I've been sharing the 7 dimensions of wellness on my Instagram feed. I thought I'd collate the posts into a single blog post here! I hope you enjoy - let me know what you think. The 7 limbs of wellness ✨What does wellness mean to you - the food you eat… Continue reading The 7 Limbs of Wellness

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Positive Psychology

What if I don’t know my passion yet?

✨Today I was honoured to present the awards for natural sciences at my old school's virtual speech day. ⠀ ⠀ ✨Part of my presentation speech I feel is pertinent here, in the world of wellness where we are ever more expected to all know our passions and purpose in life....⠀ ⠀ ✨"It was only after… Continue reading What if I don’t know my passion yet?

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Positive Psychology, Wellbeing for Health Care Professionals, Yoga & Breathwork

How to use breathing to calm anxiety

✨BOX BREATHING ✨⠀ ⠀ 🧘🏼‍♀️Evidence is gathering supporting the use of breathing techniques for stress & anxiety management. ⠀ ⠀ 📦I find box breathing a particularly useful technique as I can guide patients quickly through it – I’ve been doing this even on the phone with patients in the recent climate. ⠀ ⠀ 📦It’s apparently… Continue reading How to use breathing to calm anxiety

Main blog page, Positive Psychology

Want to find your character strengths?

✨Last week I finally took the VIA character strengths survey. ⠀ ⠀ ✨Character Strengths are the positive parts of your personality and effect how you feel, act and think. Research has identified 24 character strengths.⠀ ⠀ ✨Character strengths are different than other personal strengths, e.g. interests, skills and talents, as they reflect your true self,… Continue reading Want to find your character strengths?

Main blog page, Positive Psychology

Want to become happier in just 6 minutes a day!?

✨“You can study gravity forever without learning how to fly" - @shawnachor, The Happiness Advantage. ✨Here my ramblings about my new diary created by @createurbestself which I love ❤️. It utilises concepts of positive psychology to bring positivity to your day in just 6 minutes! These simple steps taken daily can have such a powerful impact on your… Continue reading Want to become happier in just 6 minutes a day!?